Argex announces Robert Guilbault as Chairman of the Board

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MONTREAL, July 12, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Mining Inc. (Argex) (TSXV: RGX) (FSE: ASV) (OTCBB: ARGEF) announced today the appointment of Robert Guilbault, the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Aluminerie Allouette Inc. as Chairman of its Board of Directors.

"Robert brings a wealth of experience at the most senior level of operations," commented Roy Bonnell, President and CEO of Argex. "As we transition from a geologically-led exploration company to an emerging producer, Robert's presence in the company's most senior leadership role will be a great value-added for Argex."

"The appointment of Robert to the position of Chairman of the Board is also recognition of his increased role and influence in Argex's strategic direction. We are laying the foundations for a production-focused company" Mr. Bonnell added, "Robert's experience and leadership is fundamental to this goal."

Robert Guilbault was President and Chief Executive Officer of Aluminerie Allouette Inc. (operator of the world's 5th largest aluminum smelter located at Sept-Iles on Quebec's North Shore). He previously managed BHP Billiton's Hillside Aluminum at Richards Bay, South Africa. He is a graduate of École Polytechnique, Université de Montréal.

About Argex Mining Inc.

ARGEX MINING INC. is transitioning from a titanium, iron and vanadium explorer to a development company with projects in Quebec, Canada. The Company is committed to its strategic plan of rapidly advancing towards profitable production at its 100% owned La Blache deposits located near Baie-Comeau, Quebec. For additional information please visit our website at www.argex.ca

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For further information:

Roy Bonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer
Argex Mining Inc.
514-788-8923
roy@argex.ca

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